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Once upon a time a little girl learned to read and was able to take herself to places she could only imagine in the books she had, and the ones she hoped to have. When magic happens it is usually the byproduct of imagination. And so as that little girl grew and became aware of her world as she knew it, the focus changed and she read less and did other things where attention was demanded. 

That girl played instruments, rode her bike and often wondered what would be ahead. At some point after begging her parents seemingly forever, she adopted a puppy she named Dusty and he was the light of her life.

As the years passed and the girl went away to college, she began to read again but largely for her studies and it wasn't that much fun. During this time, her interests expanded but her dog died and she was in a new place with new people far from her home. 

After college, the girl, now on her own found a job and place to live. She was in a new state and away from both her family and her friends from college. Because she had the time and the interest this girl began to read again and visit places she never knew and didn't ever expect to see.

Life happened and at the worst possible time the girl met a puppy who needed and home and was in a large open yard with big dogs who also had no home. And so Mitchell, the name the girl gave the puppy because it wasn't one she would ever use for a child, was now part of the family.

At some point the girl had a chance to travel to a place she had only read about and she chose to go rather than get new things for her bedroom. And it was at that point in that girls life: my life that I knew travel mattered and reading made it so.

 

 

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Sheila Anderson
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That says a lot Will. TY      Sheila

Mar 04, 2019 10:30 AM #21
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Sheila Anderson
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Thank you Joe.       Sheila

Mar 04, 2019 10:30 AM #22
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Sheila Anderson
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Hello Wayne. Nothing does it for like seeing it in person but I got the travel bug by reading.     Sheila

Mar 04, 2019 10:32 AM #23
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Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Realtor Top 1%
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I grew up reading fairy tales. Even though I knew the stories were made up, some were based on legends, and that made them more real to me, it was still a huge bummer to walk out into the "real" world. Like you, Sheila, I have always been and will remain until my dying days, an adventurer of travel, both in print and the world.

Mar 04, 2019 10:32 AM #24
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Sheila Anderson
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Thanks very much Alexandra.      Sheila

Mar 04, 2019 10:32 AM #25
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Thanks so much Elizabeth.      Sheila

Mar 04, 2019 10:33 AM #26
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
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Hi Sheila

I enjoyed reading your interpretation of Endre's challenge. I have always been a pretty avid reader although I seem to do less these days.

Jeff

Mar 04, 2019 01:34 PM #27
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Sheila Anderson
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Thank you Jeff. Me too. Thanks so much.          Sheila

Mar 04, 2019 02:15 PM #28
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Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP
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Sheila Anderson - I think I know this little girl! As a matter of fact, she has taken some amazing adventures in countries around the world within the last few years and she rescues dogs too! Plus, her dogs are well taken care of, especially when the weather is very, very cold!

Mar 04, 2019 03:07 PM #29
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Sheila Anderson
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Thanks Patricia. You do know her well. :)       Sheila

Mar 04, 2019 03:11 PM #30
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Kathleen Daniels
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Oh yes, she creates in her mind and then her reality becomes what she created in her mind.  And a great person being so fond of dogs. 

Mar 04, 2019 05:33 PM #31
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And that's how it all began, huh?  A love of reading and pups.  No wonder I like you so much!

Mar 04, 2019 05:34 PM #32
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Thank you Kathleen. :)      Sheila

Mar 04, 2019 05:58 PM #33
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Thank you Chris Ann and right back at you.        Sheila

Mar 04, 2019 05:58 PM #34
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Endre Barath, Jr.
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Sheila thank you for this great post, that 'little girl' reminded me of my father, he was a veracious reader and it was always travel books, Africa, Europe, Asia you name it. He was a dreamer and then he managed to make his dreams become a reality and travel in real life....Endre

Mar 04, 2019 06:04 PM #35
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Sheila Anderson
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Thank you Endre. I would have like to have known your Father. Thanks so much for your support.       Sheila

Mar 04, 2019 06:17 PM #36
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Sheila, as I was reading your post, I am guessing the little girl is you because of your love of traveling and your 4-legged fur babies.

Mar 04, 2019 08:18 PM #37
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Morning Sheila.

As I was reading this I thought, this is about Sheila.  What a wonderful story and history of your travels.  Carol Williams, here you go

Mar 05, 2019 01:47 AM #38
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Sheila Anderson
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Thank you Rebecca. It was and is.      Sheila

Mar 05, 2019 04:15 AM #39
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Thank you James. You are a muse too.       Sheila

Mar 05, 2019 04:16 AM #40
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